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  • Shamya Dasgupta
  • JIMINY CRICKET

    by Shamya Dasgupta
Heed Yuvraj’s message, make this a clean Diwali

Heed Yuvraj’s message, make this a clean Diwali

Noise at a stadium has been an integral part of watching cricket in India, but cricketers speaking up for issues beyond the game deserves praise read more

Learning to appreciate Hardik Pandya

He arrived on the scene with a lot of bling and promise, but while the bling’s read more

Fake or flake? Reward intelligence, don’t punish it

The mandarins have missed a trick by introducing the 'fake fielding' rule; it will take the fun read more

Fair or unfair, Arjun Tendulkar has no escape from surname-pressure

The starkids have everything laid out on a platter, but they’ll also have to deal with read more

Pakistan needed Sammy far more than it did Cameron

A man of quiet grace and dignity, the former Windies captain did the right thing in refusing to receive a medal from the CWI president

Pakistan needs cricket, cricket deserves Pakistan

It’s been a long while coming, but the World XI games could mark the beginning of something sweet

Succession plan key for continued Bangladesh success

The big three of Shakib, Tamim and Rahim have done the heavy lifting, but it’s now time for others to also step up to ensure the boom years continue

Does Indian cricket have space for the Duleep Trophy?

It’s an old, historic tournament, but it might just be on its last legs – and there are better alternatives available

By speaking for causes, the Tendulkars and Kohlis can make a difference

As Abhinav Mukund showed with a deeply personal issue that’s also a larger critical concern, it matters when celebrities raise issues

A South Asian aroma to widen cricket’s shrinking boundaries

ECB’s efforts to reach out to the community are laudable; perhaps India and Pakistan can also take a leaf out of that book

Bolt’s 9.95 or Don’s 99.94 – the perfect finish is not about the imperfect farewell

Sportspersons struggle to judge their sell-by date, but unlike Tendulkar and Kapil, Bolt got that right

Nurture grass roots to get the women IPL-ready

India's female cricketers too have been failed by the system, but if focus shifts from men-only to the sport as a whole, change will come

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